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Meet Sampson: Buffalo Zoo announces name of baby giraffe
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
The Buffalo Zoo has announced the name of a baby giraffe who was born in October. His name is Sampson.
Health System Services forms a home modification division
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
The home modification division will focus on helping the aging population remain independent longer.
Your holiday safety list: Have you checked it twice?
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
The holiday season is in full swing, and people are celebrating by putting up Christmas trees, hanging lights, lighting candles and preparing special meals.
Ennis, Suter and Lundqvist named NHL 'Three Stars' of the week
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:55 pm
Buffalo Sabres center Tyler Ennis, Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter and New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Dec. 14.
Board of associates supports Mount St. Mary's
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
The board of associates, a men's volunteer group associated with Mount St. Mary's Hospital, recently presented a check in the amount of $23,000 to hospital President and CEO Judith Maness from events held during the past year.
Niagara University again named to president's honor roll for community service
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
Niagara University has attained the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement - again.
Castellani Art Museum 'TopSpin' series offers 'High Strangeness'
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 12:50 pm
Buffalo artist Gary Sczerbaniewicz's exhibition, "High Strangeness," features a series of seven small architectural vignettes housed within scorched periscope forms and a central terminal from, which the vignettes emanate. T
St. Peter's kindergarten teacher Calandrelli receives Buffalo Diocese award created by Tim Russert
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 09:00 am
Linda Calandrelli is the 2015 recipient of the Sister Lucille Socciarelli-Father Joe Sturm Award, also known as the "Making a Difference Award."
IRS telephone scams hitting home
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 08:00 am
Lewiston Police reported this week that area residents have become the latest victims of an IRS telephone scam that's been sweeping the country for months.
Getting to know Jane's Café Express
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 08:00 am
Lewiston residents have quietly, and steadfastly, made Jane's Café Express a rousing success.
Fidelis Care launches fitness program
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
For the next six months, every step taken by Fidelis Care's NY State of Health metal-level members could help feed the hungry in New York.
Lewiston closes Joe Davis Park access road for winter
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
A sure sign of winter appeared before the latest snow falls this week, as Town of Lewiston officials again moved Monday to shut down the popular Joseph Davis Park access road between Pletcher Road and River Road.
Lew-Port seeks host families
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Senior High School's International Student diploma program is now underway.
Dems honor Lavigueur
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Monday evening, the Porter Democratic Committee rallied its members to action and recognized one of its own, with tributes paid to long-time member Ernest Lavigueur for his services to the community.
Christmas masses planned for diocesan cemeteries
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
The Diocese of Buffalo has announced Christmas masses will be celebrated at four Catholic cemeteries, continuing a tradition dating back three decades.
Kyle's Guarding Warriors holds S.E.R.V. fundraiser
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Kyle's Guarding Warriors will hold a fundraiser to benefit S.E.R.V. Niagara from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road.
'Dance Away Winter'
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield is encourages the public to "Dance Away Winter."
Fitzgerald wreck topic of Rotary meeting
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 07:00 am
Local artist Thomas Paul Asklar visited with the Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club and gave a presentation about the "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald," encompassing the true story, the 1970s ballad by Gordon Lightfoot, and the legends regarding the event.
Ticket options for rescheduled Sabres home games
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced ticket options for the postponed home games against the New York Rangers, which has been rescheduled and will be played Friday, Feb. 20 (7 p.m.), and the Sabres' home game against the Ottawa Senators, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 20 and will now be played Monday, Dec. 15 (7 p.m.).
Higgins: $2 million-plus for Niagara County Head Start
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced the award of more than $2.12 million in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for Niagara County Head Start Inc.
Sabres to sell autographed light-up holiday ornaments for charity
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again provide fans a chance to do some holiday shopping while supporting the Buffalo Sabres Foundation with the return of their annual autographed light-up ornament surprise.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council awarded $58.6 million for 69 projects
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
As part of Round Four of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Council initiative, the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council was awarded $58.6 million for 69 projects that build on the region's assets to invest in the future.
Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Lynyrd Skynyrd to perform on season finale of 'The Voice'
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
Producer-musician Mark Ronson, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter-producer Bruno Mars, British star Ed Sheeran, Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, Hozier and legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform on Tuesday's season finale of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" (8-10 p.m. ET).
Leadership Niagara honors first binational class
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
Leadership Niagara recognized 38 regional leaders at a graduation ceremony at the Historic Riviera Theatre. Graduates successfully completed the organization's 12-month leadership development program.
Oprah Winfrey, Amy Adams headline guest lineup on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael"
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
"LIVE with Kelly and Michael" announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show next week.
'The Chew's Holiday Spectacular' is Thursday
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 05:20 pm
"The Chew" is sharing delicious holiday dishes, decadent desserts and festive cocktails all next week. On Thursday, it's "The Chew's Holiday Spectacular" featuring a visit from The Radio City Rockettes and Santa Claus.
Search continues for illegal border crossers
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:20 pm
Days have passed, but area law enforcement officials are, nonetheless, continuing their search for two individuals who illegally entered the U.S. Tuesday on a beach area just east of Fort Niagara.
'Skate with Santa' Christmas party next Sunday
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:15 pm
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink is now in full swing for the holidays. Families are reminded registration for the popular "Skate with Santa" Christmas party will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, online at www.lewportsports.com.
Lew-Port student raises funds for cerebral palsy
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:05 pm
Charles Dieteman, Charlie to his teachers and classmates, honored World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct. 1 by collecting, and then donating, more than $600 to Niagara Cerebral Palsy.
Obit: Donald Albert Swain
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
Donald Albert Swain, 90, of Grand Island passed away recently.
Obit: Michele Sirianni
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
Michele (Quarantello) Sirianni, 56, of Grand Island, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.
Errick Road K-Kids volunteer around community
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
The K-Kids of Errick Road Elementary recently initiated a service program for the benefit of Joyful Rescue, a nonprofit pet rescue organization serving the Western New York region, with the motto, "Saving adoptable pets and bringing love to your home, one tail at a time."
Cobblestone scoping session draws out unhappy residents
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 04:00 pm
Residents of Errick Road and Lemke Drive were vocal in their concerns about a nearby Rosal Homes development last Wednesday at the public scoping session on Cobblestone Creek, held at Town Hall.
Quasar files suit against Wheatfield
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
Sustainable BioElectric, the Wheatfield branch of Quasar Energy Group of Ohio, has filed an Article 78 lawsuit in Erie County Civil Supreme Court against the Town of Wheatfield over the town's biosolids law.
N-W hosts first Career Fair
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
A Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior class held the school's first Career Fair Friday, Dec. 5, in the Adult Learning Center.
Town of Wheatfield: Traffic issues brought up in light of hit-and-run
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
After the death of Ryan Fischer, the 16-year-old killed in a hit-and-run on Krueger Road last month, concerned citizens addressed Wheatfield's Town Board Monday to share their fears about traffic safety issues in the town.
Santa visits Wheatfield
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:50 pm
Santa will be in Bergholz from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 20, in front of the DePlato house at 2430 Washington St.
Fire co. chowder sale
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Bergholz Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary will hold its monthly chowder and baked goods sale at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the truck hall on Niagara Road.
Santa to ride with Adams Fire Co.
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
The Adams Volunteer Fire Co. announces Santa will ride though Wheatfield neighborhoods Saturday, Dec. 20, to share Christmas greetings with children and families. The fire truck ride begins at 3 p.m. and continues into the evening.
Sherlock investigates a Christmas case
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 03:45 pm
As Sherlock Holmes would say, "It's elementary."